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Sports News of Saturday, 24 August 2019


African Games Preview: Black Satellites face Mali in a must win game today

Black Satellites will lock horns with Mali in a must win game in their last group game of the African Games.

Coach Yaw Preko’s side need a win to seal their qualification to the next round of the competition.

Ghana won their opening game 2-1 against Burundi but suffered a 1-0 defeat to Senegal in the subsequent group match.

A win over Mali will give Ghana 6 six points which would be enough to see them through to the next round.

Ghana won the 2011 edition of the competition beating South Africa in the final with current Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah in charge.

Senegal will face Burundi in other group game.

Kick off for both games is 16 :30 GMT

As they stand.

Mali 4pts (+3)

Senegal 4pts (+1)

Ghana 3pts

Burundi (E)

Possible line up for Ghana.

Danlad Ibrahim, Adjetey Daniel, Najeeb Yakubu, Haruna Abubakar, Osei Philip, Ibrahim Sulley, Toku Emmanuel (C), Gyamfi Isaac, Baffour Elvis, Awudu Tahiru, Kwadwo Opoku

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